The Latest Republican Attack On The Poor: Ending Family Planning Services

One of the ways the Republican Party gets votes from religious conservatives is to claim that they are “pro-life” and oppose abortion. Over and over again, GOP candidates pass bills designed to make getting an abortion nearly impossible and make hyperbolic statements like saying they wish they could set themselves on fire over the issue. […]

To Ted Cruz And The Religious Right: The Gay Marriage War is Over – And You Lost

Almost a year ago, I wrote an article called “An Open Letter to the Religious Right: The Gay Marriage War is Over – And You Lost” as Hawaii legalized same-sex marriage and Illinois was prepared to do the same. Yesterday, the Supreme Court declined to hear the appeals of multiple lower court rulings that declared […]

An Important Warning From El Salvador To Anti-Abortion Extremists

Oh, abortion. Could there be a more easy-going, ‘you can have it at your local sports bar and no one will get upset,’ kind of topic in American politics? I jest, obviously. Abortion is one of those topics that is usually best left off the table, and yet it’s one of the subjects that far-right fringe lunatics […]

Deconstructing the Diabolical Anti-Choice Movement

In many ways, the anti-abortion movement is one of the most hypocritical and downright diabolical elements of the Republican party platform. It’s been over 40 years since the Supreme Court decided that a woman has the right to choose a safe abortion for her pregnancy, but the Tea Party surge in 2010 and Republican gains […]